Suspected copper thief caught red-handed in SW Houston

By Jill Courtney, Sr. Web Editor, Click2Houston.com
Published On: Feb 04 2014 10:53:08 AM CST
HOUSTON -

Police say they caught a copper thief red-handed in southwest Houston.

Houston police arrived at the CenterPoint Energy substation, located on Westpark Drive near Wakeforest Avenue, around 3 a.m. Tuesday.

Investigators say they found that someone had cut a hole in the fence that surrounds the facility. Soon after, police say they found the man who they say is responsible for cutting several wires throughout the substation.

No word yet on charges or the suspect’s name.

Comments

The views expressed are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms Of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. 
blog comments powered by Disqus